Grapes

Consuming fruits and vegetables of all kinds has long been associated with a reduced risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other conditions. Many studies have shown that increasing consumption of plant foods like grapes decreases the risk of obesity and overall mortality. Grapes can be eaten fresh as table grapes or they can be used for making wine, jam, juice, jelly, grape seed extract, raisins, vinegar, […]

Horned Melon (Kiwano)Fruit

 Cucumis metuliferus, horned melon or kiwano, also African horned cucumber or melon, jelly melon, hedged gourd, melano, is an annual vine in the cucumber and melon family, Cucurbitaceae. Its fruit has horn-like spines, hence the name “horned melon”. Nutritionists specialists call attention to the importance of including adequate amounts of vitamins and minerals in our […]

Nutritious Edible Seeds

Organic seeds are highly recommended due to their natural state. The nutrients in them are normally intact. Seeds are a vital part of our diet. They are high in fiber, vitamin E and monounsaturated fats that can help keep our heart healthy and body disease free. Healthy seeds are also great sources of protein, minerals, zinc and […]

Cherimoya fruits

Cherimoya fruits are sometimes heart-shaped, with creamy white, sweet and slightly tart flesh, green skin, and an abundance of large, black seeds With zero saturated fat, cherimoyas are cholesterol-free, high in fiber, iron, and niacin, and contain powerful cytotoxins that are said to combat cancer, malaria, and human parasites. They’re high in vitamin C, a natural […]

The ‘Chinese Apple’ aka Pomegranate

As a result of its wide range of properties to cure almost all health ailments, the pomegranate is considered a super food. It is the most powerful antioxidant of all fruits. The pomegranate is believed to have originated between Iran and the Himalayas of northern India. There are over 760 varieties of the fruit. Also […]

Mango Fruit

Mangoes are juicy stone fruit (drupe) from numerous species of tropical trees belonging to the flowering plant genus Mangifera, cultivated mostly for their edible fruit. Since mongoes belonging to the flowering plant family Anacardiaceae and going by the scientific name Mangifera indica L, mangoes are filled with vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants.such as  calories carbohydrate, […]

An Apple A Day…

Legend has it that a young Isaac Newton was sitting under an apple tree when he was bonked on the head by a falling piece of fruit, a 17th-century “aha moment” that prompted him to suddenly come up with his law of gravity. I guess apples have more to do with Physics than any other […]